B.S. in Professional Studies — Healthcare Management

College of Arts & Sciences

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies with a concentration in Healthcare Management, offered exclusively online, will prepare you with a strong Christian foundation to begin or advance a career in the growing field of healthcare planning and management. This major is distinct from a business degree in that the purpose is not necessarily to develop business specialists or managers, but individuals who can function effectively and efficiently in the workplace regardless of their position. You will gain an understanding of the U.S. healthcare system as it applies to the continuum of care and practice making ethical managerial decisions. Through this highly in-demand online program for healthcare administrators, you will also explore critical issues and market forces affecting this industry.

  • Learn the fundamentals of health care operations, informatics, marketing, accounting, organizational dynamics and more.
  • Explore key industry issues, such as health care legislation, informed consent, corporate liability, medical malpractice and patients' rights.
  • Be competent in healthcare financing mechanisms, the industry’s influence on public policy, and the impact of health policy on key stakeholders.

Career Opportunities:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Healthcare Management

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Delivery Format: Online

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

Traditional/On-Campus

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Less than 12 credit hours

Sessions E and F, 2017

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

From Session A, 2017

  • $8,325 (over 18 credits hours add $555/credit hour)
  • $555/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$50

One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment DepositOn-Campus Students

Enrollment DepositEvening/Online Students

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$300/Term

Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$19/Term

Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$45/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)

$100/Term

Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee

$75

One-time fee applied to all incoming students

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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